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[Australia] CHAPMAN: When industry-sponsored research is on the nose

Bero’s contributions have recently been supplemented by Nicholas Freudeberg’s Lethal but legal (2014) and a book just published ...Peter Adams, Moral Jeopardy: Risks of accepting money from the Alcohol, tobacco and gambling industries (Cambridge Universit
The Conversation (au)
added Aug 19, 2016 19:04
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Moral Jeopardy / Risks of Accepting Money from the Alcohol, Tobacco and Gambling Industries

This book provides an original and engaging exposé of the ethical issues faced by people and organizations when they accept industry money in ways that facilitate corporate influence with the public and with policy makers.
Cambridge University Press (uk)
added Aug 12, 2016 20:12
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[UK] Delon Human

set up a company called NicoLIFE.... NicoLIFE “is focused on the promotion of wise nicotine policy, science and products to enable smoking cessation and reduce tobacco harm."... NicoLife has provided consultancy services to BAT to support their approach
TobaccoTactics.org (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Aug 1, 2016 15:44
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Lenny Dykstra Crawls from a Hole He Joyfully Dug for Himself

It is apparently a formula for success. The book, with its cover photograph of Dykstra looking like a jack-o’-lantern with a chaw of tobacco in its right cheek, will rank No. 11 on the July 17 New York Times nonfiction best-seller list.
New York Times
added Jul 9, 2016 21:39
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[Indiana] Letter: Climate change and ‘equal time’

“Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming,”...The authors reveal that a tiny percentage of scientists, exploiting woefully misguided journalistic notions of “balance,” successfully c
Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier
added Jul 8, 2016 19:05
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[North Carolina] 'Life on the Hollar Farm' honors family history

Cleve Hollar has written a book about growing up on a Yadkin County tobacco farm.
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 24, 2016 15:35
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHILDREN'S BOOK TO CREATE AWARENESS ON SMOKING

He also found out, while researching for the project, that smoking among young Singaporeans, aged 18 to 29 years old, rose from 12.3 per cent in 2004 to 16.3 per cent in 2010. The numbers rose to 16 per cent in 2014. Bothered by that fact, Jonathan deci
The New Paper Online (sg)
added May 31, 2016 20:04
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Anthony Rebuck’s New Book Clears Air on Pollution, Lung Health in Asia

“Breathing Poison: Smoking, Pollution and the Haze”... According to Rebuck, “there is a triple threat in the Asian air to human health and well-being.” The first is the increase in tobacco-related deaths as the result of the amount of smokers in Asia. Sec
PR Web
added May 23, 2016 20:47
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The man who took on Big Tobacco and obesity has a new theory about mass shootings

Kessler tells the story at the outset of his new book, “Capture: Unraveling the Mystery of Mental Suffering.”...turned his prodigious intellect toward understanding why “our rational minds feel as though they’ve been hijacked by something we cannot contro
Washington Post
added May 18, 2016 07:08
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Poison Tea: How Big Oil and Big Tobacco Invented the Tea Party and Captured the GOP

"The hijacking of American politics by the Tea Party is one of the most important stories of our time, and Jeff Nesbit offers an inside account of how it happened. Poison Tea is compelling, richly reported, and utterly chilling." ―Elizabeth Kolbert, auth
amazon.com
added May 14, 2016 23:21
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